Jose Maria Perez, 76, passed away Nov. 30, 2011.

He was born Sept. 25, 1935 in Robstown to Guadalupe M. and Santos Salas Perez.

Perez was a fourth degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus, as well as an owner and operator of a barbershop.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Adrian Perez.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Pilar L. Perez, of Robstown; daughter, Rita (Daniel) Shular of Corpus Christi; two brothers, Macario Perez of Kingsville and Pedro (Aurora) Perez of Banquete; four sisters, Josefa (Cosme) Longoria of Robstown, Lorenza Perez and Mary (Nicasio) Perez, both of Bay City, and Cruz (Isaac) Olguin of Freeport; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Mass was celebrated Dec. 7, 2011 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Robstown.

Interment followed at St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Robstown.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.